1. Rethinking gender and conflict : discourses, embodiments and symbolic practices / Georg Frerks, Reinhilde Sotiria Konig and Annelou Ypeij 2. Oral histories of gender in flux : challenging popular perceptions about the state of gender in South Kivu, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo / Theo Hollander 3. Making uncertain manhood : masculinities, embodiment and agency among male Hamas youth / Maria Frederika Malmstrom 4. Women's violence and gender relations in the Israeli Defence Forces / Ilaria Simonetti 5. Between agency and subjugation : female LTTE combatants in the Sri Lankan conflict and post-war situation / Georg Frerks 6. Fighting over a public toilet : masculinities, class and violence in a Nairobi ghetto / Naomi van Stapele 7. 'The colonized bodies of our women.' : imaginative and material terrains of US military entertainment on the fringes of South Korea / Elisabeth Schober 8. The prisoner's body : violence, desire, and masculinities in a Nicaraguan prison theater group / Julienne Weegels 9. 'Being carried out' : women's bodies and masculinity inside and outside the Capoeira Ring / Menara Lube Guizardi and Annelou Ypeij 10. 'You could be surprised how sweet and caring some guys are' : girls' writings about sexuality, romance and conflict / Joanne Cassar 11. Just words under the wall : a peace-building experience in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict / Patrizia Violi.